After news was revealed that Garofalo was joining the cast of Mob Wives the federal agents once more investigated her finances. Alicia Garofalo stated that she willing gave up her financial documents to them. She reportedly said, “They did ask for an updated financials.”
In a previous lawsuit, Garofalo was sued by Gucci for allegedly selling products at her boutique with the Gucci sign on them. However, Gucci has since dropped the charges against her.
Regarding the Gucci lawsuit, Garofalo stated, “They dropped all the charges for that. Just to clarify, they were handmade items. We weren’t trying to sell something that was said to be Gucci that wasn’t.”
Garofalo reported told RadarOnline that she joined the cast of Mob Wives because of how she was being portrayed in the news. “After how I was being portrayed in the newspapers, I felt like it would be better for me to tell my own story.”
Garofalo’s husband Edward “The Tall Guy” Garofalo is currently behind bars and will not be appearing on the show. Speaking about her husband’s incarceration, Garofalo said, “It came as a shock obviously to all of us, but I do choose to be very open and honest with our children because they obviously need to trust me and him.”
“If they don’t have that trust, it’s not healthy for them. I do make every effort to keep the memory of how they know their dad alive. He’s a wonderful man, a great father and he’s fun. We have a lot of great family memories and that’s what I want to keep on instilling in them because that’s who we know and he is coming home.”
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